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Primates, Mammals, Natural Selection, Natural History, Motifs, Flora, Fruit, Animaux, Planks, Carving, Porcelain, Monkeys, Primate, Plants

Running Patas monkey (Erythrocebus - or Cercopithecus - patas), I think by Priscilla Barrett (some of you will recognise this illustration from the various incarnations of David Macdonald's Encyclopedia of Mammals). The Patas monkey is a remarkable long-limbed, dry-adapted cursorial guenon whose ancestors took to a terrestrial, running lifestyle within the past 5 million years. What, you thought that monkeys somehow provided evidence against evolution?

It's a favorite theme of evolution deniers even though this ridiculous notion has been debunked a million times—but let's try once

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One of the many artists to help out and donate to the Gulf Fundrasier we launched last week was Lindsey Carr. Lindsey donated her gorgeous Scarlet Ibis painting, as seen above.

René Magritte - L'oasis, 1926.

René Magritte - L'oasis, 1926.